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Some Yummy Colors

The color challenge at Splitcoast Stampers has some gorgeous colors again! Basic Gray, Strawberry Slush, and Bermuda Bay. I would never has put these colors together but I love them together!

I just painted on some water on my SU! Naturals paper. I just wet my big brush a lot and slopped it on in a trail. Then I just dabbed in bits of the colors from my $9.99 watercolor set. They swirled together and then I stood up the paper and shook it so some of the paint would drip down. I love how it came out. After I dried that with my heat tool. I flecked some of the leftover paint on to the paper since it needed something. I then put all the leftover color on some aluminum foil, spritzed a little ,and smashed a scrap of paper on it. I die cut my butterfly out of that paper. The sentiment is out of the SU! Word Play set and stamped in Archival Ink (Watering Can).

So quick and easy!



  1. I would have never thought to use those colors together either - but this is stunning! Love the watercolor in the background and that gorgeous butterfly!

  2. Absolutely Gorgeous. Thank you for explaining how you did it. I'll have to try this. Have a great day.

  3. Wow, this looks amazing and sounds so easy (but I know I couldn't even get close to the same results). Fabulous colors too!

  4. Stunning card, Nancy. Love the colors together, and the simple butterfly die with your color work looks wonderful.


  5. The water-coloring looks amazing Nancy!! Love that butterfly die cut too!! :) HUGS

  6. Wow, this is so very pretty Nancy, love it!
    hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

  7. Adore this, Nancy!! Gorgeous colour combo and you know me and butterflies :) well done all round!

  8. What a watercolor beauty this one is! I love the butterfly that perfectly blends with your background too! Awesome sauce!

  9. Love the butterfly die cut. Nice treatment with watercolors. Very artistic and I love it. - Jim

  10. This is stunning Nancy, your watercolour background is fabulous and your butterfly is beautiful. You make it sound so easy but I know it would never turn out like that if I tried - when I slop, dab, shake and drip it ends up looking a right mess!

  11. Fabulous results! Love the color combo, I wouldn't have thought of it.

  12. Wow Nancy, I love this so much it is stunning!!!
    Kevin xx

  13. So light and pretty. Love it. Makes me want to fly.

  14. Your beautiful splattery background is perfect with the delicate butterfly. Such a pretty card.

  15. Yummy is right, Nancy! I LOVE this card - right down to each splatter. Beautiful colors and such a happy feeling just looking at your watercolor achievement! hugs, de

  16. WOW! AGAIN! Really, Really, like this card...and I definitely want to give this technique a try!

  17. Yikes, this is the perfect way to make this array work! Oh I love it so, Nancy!


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